Eire Og overcome An Port Mor

Eire Og 2-18 An Port Mor 3-9

Eire Og claimed a six-point home win over An Port Mor to finish second in the group, with An Port Mor coming third.

Both sides were playing for second place, as Clann Eireann IIs had already topped the group with two wins.

Clann Eireann IIs overcame Eire Og by seven in the opening round before seeing off An Port Mor by six.

In the group of three, none of the teams were ever in danger of exiting the competition before the knockout stages.

Both sides were fairly even during the opening exchanges as they were tied 0-5 apiece after 17 minutes.

Ryan Gorman and Cormac Kieran scored for An Port Mor. Paul Creaney and Ciaran Corey raised white flags for Eire Og.

Eire Og shot ahead by three with the games first goal as Eoin McCluskey played through Pauric Mallon.

Eire Og added a point to go four up before the visitors replied. Cormac Kieran set up Mark Donnelly for their first three-pointer.

Donnelly added a second major just before the half time whistle sounded, with An Port Mor ahead 2-8 to 1-10.

Corey, who done the majority of the scoring for the Craigavon men, clipped over two frees at the start of the second period.

But An Port Mor were soon back in front as wing forward Mattie Walsh slotted home his sides third major of the game.

Caolan McCrory tied things up for Eire Og, who made the better finish to the game, hitting 1-6 in the final quarter.

McCrory kickstarted that scoring spree and Creaney followed with another point from the accurate attacker.

Eire Og claimed their second goal of the evening to put some daylight between the sides late in the game.

Full forward McCluskey, who assisted their first goal, took the glory himself this time, punching home to the net.